Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, known for his gripping, deeply insightful documentaries, is one of the most accomplished non-fiction filmmakers working today. He received a Best Feature-Length Documentary Oscar in 2008 for Taxi to the Dark Side, a Best Director nomination from the DGA, as well as a Writer's Guild award for Best Screenplay. Alex received another Academy Award nomination in 2006 for Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, and served as an Executive Producer for the 2008 Academy Award nominated No End In Sight.
Other films include Gonzo: Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Casino Jack and The United States of Money, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks and Finding Fela, all of which were invited to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. My Trip to Al Qaeda, "Sumo," a section of the blockbuster ensemble documentary Freakonomics, as well as, Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Catching Hell, produced for ESPN, was nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Documentary.
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In the House Of God earned 3 Emmy Awards in 2013.
Alex's The Armstrong Lie recounted the rise and meteoric fall from grace of cyclist Lance Armstrong and opened to great acclaim. His latest, Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief premiered at Sundance this year and will broadcast nationally on HBO. His commercial clients include Gatorade for TBWA\Chiat\Day, United Airlines for McGarryBowen, Morgan Stanley for The Martin Agency, and Ford for Team Detroit.